News: Truck strikes wall in El Cajon, passenger killed

EL CAJON, CA – One person was killed after a pickup truck crashed into a retaining wall in El Cajon on Monday morning, ABC 10 reports. 

The accident occurred around 2 a.m. on Monday along the 1500 block of Greenfield Drive. The driver of a 2020 black Chevrolet Silverado truck lost control as she drove westbound.

The driver, a 37-year-old woman, then struck a wall and a power pole in front of a home. Both the driver and a passenger, a 45-year-old man, were hospitalized with serious injuries.

The man later passed away at the hospital. The driver is expected to survive.

At this time it is not clear what caused the crash.

If you are ever involved in an accident in El Cajon the actions you take in the minutes following are crucial should you decide to file a personal injury claim or a lawsuit. First, you should pull off to the shoulder or another safe part of the roadway. Next, ensure everyone in your vehicle is safe and exchange information with any other drivers involved. If you haven’t done so by this time, contact emergency services to make an official crash report and evaluate any injuries at the scene. Finally, get in touch with HHJ Trial Attorneys, the premier San Diego car accident attorneys. We will fight for the compensation and the justice you are entitled to after a wreck caused by another driver’s negligence. Contact our offices today at 1-888-50-LAWFIRM for a free consultation.

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